ND Energy offers competitive fellowships for undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral research associates to conduct energy-related research at Notre Dame. These fellowships support new advancements in energy technologies, while broadening the educational experiences for students and postdocs receiving these awards.

Student Fellowships

Research fellows are selected through a competitive application process offered annually to undergraduate and graduate students at Notre Dame. Fellowships provide funding to support stipends, research supplies, and travel for students to present their research at national conferences and meetings. These programs are made possible through the generosity of Notre Dame alumni who support energy research and education at Notre Dame. 

Funding for these programs are also supported in part by additional endowments made by Notre Dame alumni to the center.

  • The Fitzpatrick Endowment for Excellence for the Center for Energy
    Est. 2008 by Edward Fitzpatrick, Jr. ('54)

  • The Michael A. O'Sullivan Endowment for Excellence in Energy Research
    Est. 2014 by Michael A. O'Sullivan ('82)

Postdoctoral Fellowships

Fellows are selected through a competitive application process offered by ND Energy to current postdocs associated with ND Energy affiliated faculty or to postdocs that are being recruited by ND Energy affiliated faculty. The goals of the program are to enhance energy-related research at Notre Dame, build a community of postdoctoral scholars in energy research, and support the development of outstanding scholars.

  • The ND Energy Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is intended to strengthen faculty research programs and to enhance the development of new research directions and preliminary data acquisition necessary for new proposals to external agencies. Est. in 2014 by ND Energy.